The World Cup, arguably football's biggest stage, can bring out the best in some players—even if they're not doing the business for their clubs.
The 2013-14 season was disappointing for many World Cup stars, but they've still managed to help their countries qualify for this summer's tournament in Brazil.
This list highlights 15 players who play better for their countries than they do for their clubs, for a variety of reasons.
Some conclusions are drawn on the players' recent form and start to the World Cup, whilst some are based on their glittering international records.
Owing to Manchester United's dreary season in the Premier League and their plethora of international players, the list is littered with their players.
Are there any other players you believe play better for their country than their club? Is the list too harsh on some? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below this slideshow.